Photo: Courtesy of Links Hall, Chicago

Performance As Inquiry

Performance by Kirstie Simson, Darrell Jones
In the frame of Winter Tanz 2020/21

 A collage of multi-disciplinary offerings by Kirstie Simson, Darrell Jones & friends exploring the ‘virtual performance’ as a modality for furthering questions. Audiences will be invited to both observe and participate in this event.

04.01-07.01.2021  Online workshop InDevelopment with Kirstie Simson & Darrell Jones

Kirstie Simson

Kirstie Simson (UK) has been a continuous explosion in the contemporary dance scene, bringing audiences into contact with the vitality of pure creation in moment after moment of virtuoso improvisation. Called "a force of nature" by the New York Times, she is an award-winning dancer and teacher who has "immeasurably enriched and expanded the boundaries of New Dance" according to Time Out Magazine, London. Kirstie is renowned today as an excellent teacher, a captivating performer and a leading light in the field of Dance Improvisation. She recently retired after thirteen years working as a professor of dance at the University of Illinois. She currently resides in Wales and continues to teach and perform all over the world.  www.kirstiesimson.com

Darrell Jones

Darrell Jones has performed in the United States and abroad with a variety of choreographers and dance companies such as Urban Bush Women, Ronald K. Brown and Min Tanaka. He continues to have long-term collaborative relationships with Bebe Miller Company and Ralph Lemon. His artistic research has found its central focus through a conversation between his postmodern training and the voguing aesthetic. Through years of experimenting and analyzing oppression as it lives in the body, Darrell seeks to excavate how individuals accumulate identity and mirror culture through movement. 
Tickets: 3/6/9€
TIme zone: GMT+1